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Dec 15, 2012 1:00am PST
." that was the word today from ron barber, who was shot and wounded in the mass shooting in tucson last year that killed six people and wounded 13, including the grievous wounding of congresswoman gabby giffords. ron barber, who took gabby giffords' seat in congress after she stepped down to deal with her injuries. he said today, "as those of us in tucson know, senseless acts such as these tear at the very fabric of a community." mark kelly, gabby giffords' husband said today, "i just spoke with gabby, and she sends her prayers from tucson." in oak creek, wisconsin, where four months ago there was another mass shooting at a sikh temple, another six people gunned down at that temple. a school superintendent there today told the local press that she cried when she heard the news out of newtown, connecticut. she said "we always think it can't happen here, and we pray fervently that it won't. but as we know from our experience this summer, it can happen anywhere." the mayor of aurora, colorado, is still helping his community try to recover from the mass shooting there this summer where 12 p
Dec 16, 2012 9:00am PST
there was a young girl that died in tucson in the gabby giffords shooting, a lot of people that died, but a 9-year-old i think that died in that. we had a baby killed in the aurora theater. and this is sort of horrific beyond imagination because there's so many young people. we've heard this before. and there is -- you know, there are people saying wait a minute, can we not do anything just as a knee-jerk reaction, we need to think this through. >> the tipping point on these issues whether it's taking on assault weapons or providing more comprehensive mental health or addressing the sort of culture of violence that prompts somebody to do something like this, the tipping point should have happened a long time ago. if this is the tipping point, then we're going to go down to washington and prompt a conversation that's long overdue. you know, a young man grabbed us in his church we were in sobbing saying, don't let this happen again. i think our job here is to not set expectations too high, right. this is complicated. and so we can't solve it with legislation. there are certainly going
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
fecha de nacimiento otros 2 mil los pagaria al llegar a tucson >> en salones de belleza cortan cabello razuran etc. >> es un desafío asegurarse que es la persona >> pero si hay dudas revisan las huellas dactilares >> se le va a deportar, entonces esa persona nunca va a poder ir al consulado para aplicar para un pasaporte >>enseguida en noticias hay señales que el mercado inmobiliario cobra terreno >> volvemos en 60 segundos con la historia >> con ayuda de la tecnología se pudieron ver las imagenes, se ven a uno de ellos pateando a otro para tener más espacio dentro del utero es para ver todo lo que hace un bebe antes de nacer >> el programa comunidades seguras causa deportación >> la constitución de estados unidos no requiere que las agencias del orden cumnplan con la petición de detener a inmigrantes >> una persona puede ser arrestada por cualquier cosa >> cometer infraccion puede ser causa de deportacion >> piden detener a estas personas >> sonia fue agredida por un hombre fue detenida por días por ser indocumentada >> ya no me puedo ir a mi casa en el reporte solamente dice
Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
after a different act of gun violence in tucson where congresswoman gabby giffords was shot and six others were killed. >> we mourn with you for the fallen. we join you in your grief. >> reporter: today the president recited a grim list of other places now known for horrific gun violence on his watch. a shopping mall in oregon, a sikh temple in wisconsin, a movie theater in colorado. today the president suggested he might take some action. >> we're going to have to come together to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this regardless of the politics. >> the only action we know for sure he would take is this one. >> this evening, michelle and i will do what i know every parent in america will do, which is hug our children a little tighter, and we'll tell them that we love them. and we'll remind each other how deeply we love one another. >> reporter: earlier tonight, the president was scheduled to spend time with the first lady and first daughters, we're presuming that hug took place. house speaker john boehner announced that he would forego the traditional weekly rep
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
fue la decisiÓn de la junta directiva del distrito escolar de tucson de cancelar una parte de su programa de estudios debido a una nueva ley para evitar el resentimiento hacia una rasa o derrocamiento del gobierno. nuestra reportera nos cuenta. >>> estos estudiantes decidieron tomar la junta escolar para defender los estudios Étnicos a cualquier costo. >>> son alumnos de secundaria luchando por preservar el programa mÉxico americano, es decir su raÍz y su pasado. >>> pero a pesar de su empeÑo perdieron la batalla. firmÓ la ley que prohÍbe esdudios Étnicos. y fue parte del currÍculum desde 1998. >>> quÉ hay de cierto en eso. >>> la manera de enseÑar de este programa es una manera critica. una manera mÁs profunda de ver la situaciÓn. >>> quÉ pasa entonces. le enseÑan a pensar . y ahora quieren robarle con la excusa que le enseÑan a odiar a la raza blanca. nun nunca. y fue con los creadores del programa. >>> entre el grupo que creo ese programa estaba comteteplam do enseÑar a sublebarse. >>> 7 libros entre ellos algunos clÁsicos. >>> libros como este estÁ prohibido
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Dec 14, 2012 3:00pm PST
those emergency updates over the last four years. from a congresswoman shot at a super market in tucson, arizona. she survived but six others did not. >> our hearts are broken by the sudden passing. our hearts are broken. >> to an aurora colorado movie theater this past summer. >> 12 dead. >> when you have an opportunity to visit with families who have lost their loved ones as i described to them, i come to them not so much as president, as i do as a father. and as a husband. >> late they're same month the president faced criticism from liberals for speech to the national urban league. >> when i said in the wake of tucson was we were going to stay on this persistently. >> the where he talked about violence but carefully danced around the issue of gun control and offer nod specific plans for follow-through. >> we identify gun ownership that pass on from generation to generation that hunting and shooting are part of cherished national heritage but i also believe that a lot of gun owners would agree ak-47s belong in the hands of seasonals not in the hands of criminals. >> today, dramatic c
Dec 17, 2012 3:00pm PST
tucson, what he had to do with fort la hood, it reminds me what ronald reagan did with the challenger and bill clinton during oklahoma city. but this is difference. the president of the united states said we cannot take care of our own children in this country. and i think he did the exact right tone of being there to console the country. but now action is needed. we need a sandy hook me moral tragedy act that gets passed. and i think he can't wait until the state of the union address in january to address it. it's got to do some things quickly. >> now, you're a historian. give me the historic view of where this would line up with other historic speeches by presidents in the time of crisis. >> well, i mention those two to you. but i think one has to look at this as a time of action now. you look at when john f. kennedy was killed and lyndon johnson came in with we must overcome. but it wasn't just a speech. it had legislation associated. with had a santa barbara oil spill and the country was horrified. the environmental protection act came. life throws you curve balls. this
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Dec 16, 2012 3:00pm PST
. >>reporter: absolutely. in tucson, he gave reports for republicans and democrats and independents saying he spoke for an entire nation. it wasn't just speaking for democrats. same after aurora he met the victims in the hospital, folks who survived that shooting at the movie theater. again, he is going through this and that is why he will face treasure in the second term to act. >>bret: thank you, ed. 26 lives were taken inside the school. each of them, of course, young and beautiful. we learn about the children who brought smiles and lit up rooms and the adult, a teacher who died trying to shield her students from gunfire. and others whose actions likely saved likes. the unfathomable loss felt far beyond newtown, connecticut, complete strangers coming from across the country to offer their support and condolences. >> could not sleep last night turn on the news, that matter the channel it is on. the least i can do with the holidays approaching. molly line is live in newtown with more. molly, what are we learning? >>reporter: we are seeing the faces to match with the 20 names of the children.
Dec 22, 2012 12:00am PST
killing of those people around her in tucson, some of the same people who were there are here today. victims, families, all people crying out for at least at the very least, a dialogue, a sensible, rational conversation, a national discussion where we're not afraid to call it like it is. and that means to bring everybody to the table. that also means, piers, and i think everybody here would probably agree, it means cutting down the strawmen that are raised up when people get freaked out about this conversation. this is not about taking people's guns away. it's not taking the hunters' guns. not about the sporting guns. not about the private protection gun. it is about sensible gun laws. semiautomatic weapons, the kinds of things that make killing industrial strength, and i'll tell you, there is cause and effect. there are other countries which have faced similar such massacres and they have taken procedures, and it's worked. our country, england, in scotland, you know, in 1996, children the same age as the children at sandy hook, 16 6-year-olds and 7-year-olds killed. >> a national h
Dec 22, 2012 6:00pm EST
? >> guest: he lives in tucson now. c-span: how long did he live on the ranch? >> guest: until the ke--keys were turned over on the last day when it was sold. and i can't even imagine how hard it must have been for alan to get in his car and to drive out all those miles on that dirt road and know that that was his last journey out... c-span: wh... >> guest: ... as a part owner and as manager. c-span: when you were living there, how many cattle on the--did--did your father own? >> guest: well, you know, brian, that's a little like asking how much money did he have in the bank. you don't ask that of a rancher c-span: you say that in the book. >> guest: and ranchers don't answer that question. there were a lot of cattle, and the numbers, of course, were controlled by--eventually by the permit system from the federal government because they would evaluate the land and the conditions and determine that you could have no more than x number of cattle on a particular part of the land. c-span: why is it that cattle ranchers don't like to admit how many cattle they have? >> guest: well, because
Dec 10, 2012 6:30pm PST
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Dec 18, 2012 12:00am EST
history and bipartisan gun reforms was in the wake of the tucson shooting this past weekend. and in the wake of that shooting, the tucson shooting, this was the general assessment. gun control dead. a nonstarter. shootings unlikely to change laws. don't expect any changes. that was our random survey of the headlines last january after the tucson shootings. at least if you asked the beltway shooting gods. now it seems like the common wisdom may be less certain. look at the headlines now. and it's more like this. debate on gun control is revived. lawmakers call for tougher gun laws in wake of newtown massacre. gun control debate simmers after sandy hook massacre. nobody is saying it's going to be easy for our country to reform its gun laws in the wake of this latest massacre by someone wielding weapons designed for combat. nobody says it's going to be easy. but anybody saying it will be impossible is either spinning you or they are not paying attention. history proves the change is possible. history proves that change is the only thing that is inevitable. joining us now is the mayor o
Dec 17, 2012 1:00pm EST
going to act after tucson, if something had happened, we would have saved thousands and thousands of lives, that so many people have been killed just in the last two years, more than 24,000 lives from gun violence. not all from illegal guns, but gun violence. so how will this be any different? you are leading the way in the senate. other senators say, but what about the second amendment rights? speak to that. >> all right. think of that. the nra did not bring my prior bill to court at all. they knew it would not survive, that their action would not survive in the courts. i believe that even under the new opinions, the ability to pass some restrictions on these kinds of weapons will be sustained by the court. with respect to the president, i placed a call to him this morning. i'm hopeful that he will return it. i would like to talk to him about it his help many moving forward with this. >> senator, what about the leadership from the white house? i spoke to a senior political advisor, an obama advisor this weekend, who said, well, the nr as has twice as much money, and there's no way t
Dec 18, 2012 3:00am PST
forward and fight for. he promised to do that in tucson. >> the president spoke out on gun violence after the mass shooting in tucson two years ago. since those shootings happened, more than 24,100 americans have been murdered with guns. >> bill: and we've done nothing about it which gets to the question -- that's the question. is the president showing enough leadership on this issue? 1-866-55-press. i have to tell you, i don't think so. i was so frustrated as were most of us reporters at the white house yesterday at the briefing yesterday where we asked specific after specific after specific. what about the assault weapons ban? what's the president going to do? jay carney. well, we can't tell you. what about the background checks for guns? what's the president going to -- >> we can't tell you. >> bill: does he support the assault weapons ban? what's he going to do about it? we can't tell you. does he support a ban on the high capacity magazines in we can't tell you. does he support a background check on every purchase of a sale or purchase of a gun. well we can't tell you. here's i
Dec 19, 2012 6:00am PST
, mayor of the city of tucson, arizona, do hereby proclaim january 8th, 2013 to be january 8th remembrance day in this community. >> that was the mayor's chief of staff last night announcing plans for the second anniversary of the tucson shooting. it's been nearly two years since gunman jared loughner opened fire outside a supermarket where congresswoman gabeelle giffords and her staff were holding a news conference. congressman barber was injured in that shooting. he joins me now. thanks for coming in. talk about the what the president is doing today. what do you hope this process -- it seems that one of the things that the white house is struggling with, how do you have this process that is -- that gets the gun rights community to stay a part of it? what do you want to hear from him this morning? >> i really believe that we can put together a broad coalition to deal with particularly the assault weapons and the heavy firepower that these large capacity magazines contain. those of us who were shot and those who were killed on january 8th were shot by a young man who had a maga
Dec 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
people and injured congresswoman gabrielle giffords. she was in a grocery store parking lot near tucson. a 9-year-old girl was killed that day. the nra statement that day, with the our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this senseless tragedy. we join the rest of the country in praying for the quick recovery of those injured." and then four days later, the at this point requisite follow-up statement from them. "at this time anything other than prayers for the victims and their families would be inappropriate." so still not appropriate to broach the topic of policy in this country. not the right time after tucson. not the right time after virginia tech. not the right time after columbine. tucson was january 2011. fast-forward to this past summer, july 20th, a midnight screening of the batman movie "dark knight rises" at a movie theater in aurora, colorado. gunman opens fire, kills 12 people and injured 58. on the day of the attack the nra's official comment on the aurora shooting is "our thoughts and prayers with with the victims, their fleemdnimes, and community." but four day
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Dec 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
. what was said there? >> he did. earlier when there had been other tragedies, whether it be tucson or aurora, the president spoke generally about a national conversation on this issue, but had not followed up with action. today he suggested very clearly that in a second term, that may change. take a listen. >> these neighborhoods are our neighborhoods and these children are our children. we're going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics. >> bill: captain mark kelly, the husband of former congresswoman gabby giffords, who is still recovering from that shooting in tucson, he today said that she sends her prayers from tucson to the people there where you are in connecticut and captain kelly added that he believes a meaningful discussion of those gun laws is long overdue. bill. >> bill: thank you. ed henry on the north lawn at the white house. we're watching this memorial here in newtown. the governor of connecticut has just gone to the pulpit there. let's drop in here for a quick moment. >> may god bless our ch
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Dec 10, 2012 3:00pm EST
. cops in tucson, arizona, say he was trafficking through the airport last month when he called local police asking for an officer to write an excuse note for him. he told the cops he was carrying drug money and he had several times in the past. but this time the suitcase was $20,000 light and he was afraid his employers would kill him. he figured a net from the cops saying the money was confiscated could smooth things over. police in tucson did not play along and they arrested thomas and found $20,000 in his personal belongings.
Dec 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
chose to stand in a parking lot in tucson, arizona, and listen to her congresswoman, gabrielle giffords. wayne lapierre is all for having a police officer protect 9-year-old girls in school, but anywhere else a 9-year-old goes in america, a movie theater, a shopping mall, she is on her own. and we know now, she is on her own against the best equipped mass murderers in the history of the human race. that is right, we're number one, usa, usa, we're number one. no country in the world has better equipped mass murderers than the united states of america. and that is thanks to the lifetime work of wayne lapierre. every day since 1977, wayne lapierre has been making sure that mad men in america can fire any gun they want, and any bullet they want. at any children they want, at any teachers, at police officers, at the president. the solution wayne lapierre suggested today to stop school shootings has already been tried in many places across america, including columbine high school, where 13 years ago 12 students and one teacher were shot dead. columbine had an armed sheriff's deputy a
Dec 18, 2012 11:00am EST
speech that the president gave after the loss of your daughter and others in tucson, the rhetoric much the same as what we heard in newtown. do you feel resolve and have we reach the tipping point, that phrase has been used a lot, the tipping point because of the loss of children in tragedy? >> i'm very confident that the president will do something about it now. i don't know why they didn't do anything sooner. there shouldn't have been an awe aurora, wisconsin, and now connecticut. everybody has been wonderful for the wonderful children and teachers who lost their lives. >> rocxana, we thank you for lending your voice to this. is the best. i don't have to leave my desk and get up and go to the post office anymore. [ male announcer ] with you can print real u.s. postage for all your letters and packages. i have exactly the amount of postage i need, the instant i need it. can you print only stamps? no... first class. priority mail. certified. international. and the mail man picks it up. i don't leave the shop anymore. [ male announcer ] get a 4 week trial plus
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
night. i arrived in town, and i went directly to meet some of the other survivors both from tucson aurora milwaukee across the country at a dinner in a little restaurant. we were in a room by ourselves. the president's speech came on. all of us had been touched and deeply affected by the horrific tragedy on friday. as we sat there listening to the president's remarks, it was very familiar. i've heard those--many of those remarks when he came to tucson and gave his eloquent speech. but as i looked around, i began to see shoulder shaking and everyone at the table had lost a child, a parent a friend, or had taken a bullet themselves. it was interesting to watch the president. >> i hope we're not being pollyanna by saying this time will be different. but you've made these videos, and they're poignant, i don't think any elected official could watch them and not say we have to do something. and congressman larsen saying the same thing. will go to washington? will you sit down with members who are on the other side of the issue to try to reason in your quiet and persuasive way? >> absolut
Dec 18, 2012 8:00am PST
tucson, the rhetoric much the same as what we heard in newtown. do you feel resolve and have we reach the tipping point, that phrase has been used a lot, the tipping point because of the loss of children in tragedy? >> i'm very confident that the president will do something about it now. i don't know why they didn't do anything sooner. there shouldn't have been an awe aurora, wisconsin, and now connecticut. everybody has been wonderful for the wonderful children and teachers who lost their lives. >> rocxana, we thank you for lending your voice to this. ♪ it's so important to make someone happy ♪ when you give a child a toy, it has to work. ♪ make just one someone happy and when it's a toys for tots child, well, what could be more important? so this year, every hasbro toy donated to toys for tots will be powered by duracell. happy holidays. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. [applause] >>> welcome back, everybody. i want to talk you to washington, d.c. you're watching applause right now. a live look there after the vice president swore in senator patrick leahy as the new
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Dec 17, 2012 10:00pm EST
vows in tucson and wrote an op-ed noting it was time to finally stop gun violence ading, quote, like the majority of americans, i believe that t second amendment guarantees an individual right to bear ar, and, in fct, my administration has not curtailed the rights of gun owners, but expanded them. carney was pressed to name one action th president has taken since then. >> i refer you to the justice department for specifics, but we have taken steps specifically on background checks to make the system thorough and complete. >> reporter: what might be differce after this tragedy is the children involved, making it more difficult for the national rifle association to stop action. today, twocentral democrats with ratings by the nra said for the first time they are open to new gun laws. warner tweeted this was a game changer, and mansion seemed to agree. >> this changed the dialogue, and it should move beyond dialogue. we need action. >> reporter: an area of possible agreement is snator diane feinstein reintroducing a ban on assault weapons, one specific carney says the president supports.
Dec 19, 2012 9:00pm PST
involved in the tucson tragedy with gabrielle giffords. you were there. what do you think of this debate? >> there's three points that i think need to be raised. all due respect to the folks who are talking about having more guns. having more guns does not solve the problem. having people that are trained like the policewoman who stopped and didn't have to call s.w.a.t. because she was trained, that's the difference. in tucson, we saw people who said, i had a gun, but i didn't feel like it was a good idea to use it. there was so much chaos and confusion. when these people come in and planned this for a significant amount of time. they're studied and ready to do this deed. the people in the area are completely in a panic. people are in shock. because this is not something that you expect. >> you want to see these assault rifles gone? >> i think getting rid of the assault weapons, it's not a perfect bill, but we'll never be able to legislate against evil, but we can close loopholes and take weapons off the street. the other thing that's important, the reason gerald laugh ner only ki
Dec 17, 2012 10:00pm EST
around him. in many of these shootings in, columbine there was armed security guard. in tucson. >> a gun free zone. guns were banned there. >> eric, let me finish. >> josh. eric, can you let josh finish real confirmation eric, just a second. let josh finish. >> you wouldn't let me get my point out. >> somewhere i, it's not going to work if both of -- gentlemen, it's not going to work if both of you can't listen to each other. >> in tucson there was someone with a concealed carry permit after gabrielle giffords was stopped and the permit holder almost shot the person who disarmed laughner. he didn't shoot, which was great, but the reality of these situations are way too chaotic for the average person. >> show me one person that was shot. >> the level of training to be effective is way too high. we need to deescalate and make sure these weapons are not on our streets and make sure we don't have high capacity ammunition. >> josh, give me one example. >> one second. let me ask you both just a question. josh, president obama says he plans to lay out his plan in the coming weeks. what sort
Dec 20, 2012 10:00pm PST
tucson. judges do not have his kind of communication with the public. so i knew i was holding something extraordinary in my hands when i read this. i knew i was going to hand it over to his judge to make this conservative case as he puts it for a ban. he says that tragedy left six people. the judge said that tragedy left six people dead more than twice the number injured and a community shaken to its core. loughner deserved his punishment but during the sentences i questioned the high capacity magazines like the one that fed his glock and i lamented the ban in 2004 which mow hibted the manufacture and deportation of guns that can hold more than ten rounds of ammunition. the ban wasn't that strin gent. if you already owned it you could keep it. but at least it was something and it says something that half of the nation's deadliest shootings it also says something that it has not been two years later and already six mass shootings have been deadlier. the judge said i'm not a social scientist and i know that very smart ones are divided about what to do. but reasonable good faith debates ha
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Dec 21, 2012 3:00pm PST
>> where you can get gunned down in the dark? or safeway parking lot like in tucson? it's -- really what happened today at the press conference didn't do gun advocates any favors. in fact, it was like the old joke that chain was secretly on the payroll of the democratic national committee in bush years. he only helped the gun control side with his remarks today. >> here is what michael bloomberg said today. shameful evasion of the crisis in our country. they offered paranoid vision of dangerous, violent america where everybody is armed and no place in safe. agree or disagree? >> i have to a mitt i don't take seriously much that mayor bloomberg says because this is the guy that wants to regulate every aspect of american life including fountain drinks. having said that, i was surprised that wayne lapierre spent as much time as he did point to other potential reasons for crisis. he had a solution, he should have come out, laid out his solution. ask for conversation about it. then moved on. what also became clear today is many people calling for a national conversation in which we would
Dec 23, 2012 12:30pm PST
tucson shooter who everyone spoke about. they had a sense he was psychotic. on guns, the problem is this. unless you are willing to completely disarm the population, as you do in canada or britain or australia did in th 19's, and that works and you have a decrease in gun crimes, if you allow grandfather of existing weapons, as would happen with the 1994 assault weapons law, at which time there were 25 million of the high- capacity magazines already in circulation, you do not accomplish anything. the studies of the 10-year experiment with the ban on assault weapons in the 1990's up to 2004 shows it had no effect. >> iapril968, was in ebenezer baptist church in atlanta for the funeral of martin luther king. on june of 1968 i was working for robert kennedy when he was murdered. since those two events, more americans have died by firearms than in all the wars this country has popped coming in, or out of combat. guns are crazy. unless we can confront that reality -- is not just a question ofraing. i do t digree about mental health. it is absolutely lunacy to have half of the guns in the
Dec 5, 2012 8:30am PST
the -- nation which tucson arizona. and i am born and raised here in san francisco, and on the parents of the indian education program, we are very thankful/k44k(.Ñ grateful for this acknowledgement. we have a strong group of dedicated parents that have been working really hard to keep this program going. for a period of time we didn't have a program coordinator. and now we have one of our own parents who is the coordinator. and so it's been a lot of work from a lot of dedicated parents that have been keeping the program going. we have been very instrumental in trying to get a location for our program. we have been kind of floating around here and there and now we are at cesar chavez,naj we're grateful that we have a room so that we can really get our program running full strength. and it's good to have a location so families can have somewhere to go when they need to. there's no other program in c<6Ñczshp &c"p% school district that supports the american indian students, and so this program is very vital for our -- the success3"o4(o of our youth, to complete high school, and
Dec 17, 2012 2:00am PST
memorial shootings in tucson, aurora and ft. hood, but his comments at sandy hook. >> this is the fourth time that we have come together to comfort a grieving community torn apart by mass shootings. fourth time we have hugged survivors. the fourth time we have consoled the families of victims. and in between, there have been an endless series of deadly shootings across the country almost daily reports of victims, many of them children, in small town and big cities all across america. victims whose much of the time, their only fault was being in the wrong place at the wrong time. in the coming weeks i'll use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens from law enforcement to mental health professionals, to parents and educators. in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this. because what choice do we have? we can't accept events like this as routine. are we really prepared to say that we're powerless? in the face of such carnage. that the politics are too hard. are we prepared to say such violence visited upon on children year after year is somehow the price
Dec 23, 2012 9:00am EST
end up with the tucson shooter. everyone who spoke about himad a sense that he was psychotic. on guns, the problem is this. unless you are willing to completely disarm the populalation come as you do in canada or britain or australia in the 1990's, and it works and you have a decrease in gun crime, and if you allow to grandfather existing weapons come as what happened in the 1994 assault weapons law, at which time there were 25 million high-capacity magazines alrea in cculation y do not accomplish anything. the studies of the 10-year experiment of the ban on assault weapons shows it had d no effec >> in april 1968 i was in ebenezer baptist churcin atlanta for the funeral of martin luther king. in june of 1968, i was workiking for robert knedy in cacalifornia when he was murdered. since those two events, more americans have died by fire arms than in all wars this country has fought, in combat or out of combat. guns are crazy. unless we confront that reality -- it is not just a estion of training.. i doo not disagree about mental health. it is s absolutely lunacy to have half the g
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